Careers at MFHS

MFHS encourages people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicity, and talents to apply for employment consideration. To work among our clients, you will need to demonstrate care and compassion while providing prenatal, nutrition, and other family health services that make a tangible difference in people’s lives.

With our core values as our guide, Maternal and Family Health Services is fully committed to be an organization that embraces diversity, equality and inclusion; both in our workforce and the communities we are privileged to serve.

And while our employees are busy changing lives, MFHS is continually looking for ways to improve the quality of our employee’s lives by offering:

  • Generous paid time off (includes rapid acceleration of vacation time earned)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Recognition and reward programs
  • Premium health insurance
  • 401k company match up to 6% of salary
  • Family friendly work schedules – no weekend or holidays
  • Company paid life and disability insurances
  • Competitive compensation
  • A culture that embodies “CARE”

Start making a difference today. We invite qualified candidates to apply for the following current openings:

Nutritionist – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Nutritionist – Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Nutritionist – Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Office Coordinator – Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Program Assistant – Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Nutritionist – Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Program Assistant – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Program Assistant – Scranton, Pennsylvania
Outpatient Therapist – Scranton, Pennsylvania
Retail Store Coordinator – Reading, Pennsylvania
Nutritionist – Reading, Pennsylvania
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) – Hazleton and Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Therapist – Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Program Assistant – Reading, Pennsylvania
Clinic Nurse – Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Medical Assistant and/or LPN – Scranton, Pennsylvania
Medical Office Assistant – Scranton, Pennsylvania
Medical Assistant / Part-Time – Hazleton, Pennsylvania

 

Nutritionist – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time CPA for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Wilkes-Barre.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

Nutritionist – Monroe County
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time CPA for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Monroe County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

Nutritionist – Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time CPA for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Pottsville.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

Office Coordinator – Bucks County
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

 Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of NEPA’s women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking an Office Coordinator in Bucks County

JOB SUMMARY

Coordinate activities of clinic in accordance with established agency procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for maintaining appropriate service flow of individual/multiple sites and ensuring monthly and annual participation goals are met.
  2. Ensure the accurate completion of reports, maintain daily operations, employee time schedules (Vacations, etc.) and feedback to Senior Management within established time frames. Ensure that staff and general office operations promote a positive customer service environment through meeting client’s program-related needs and providing timely service.
  3. Assist in the development of clinic staff through interviewing, training, supervising, regular department meetings and evaluating compliance in accordance with established policies, when applicable.
  4. Promote and contribute to organizational and departmental goals by working with staff and implementing change through active team participation.

OTHER DUTIES

  1. Maintain contact with other health and social service agencies; participate in health fairs and other outreach activities.
  2. Assist in monitoring of goals and objectives for outreach and nutrition education.
  3. Order and maintain inventory of supplies: office, medical, etc.
  4. Perform other duties necessary to support the provision of services.

 

PROGRAM ASSISTANT – Bucks County
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Program Assistant for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Bucks County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Assistant is responsible for the collection of data and the performance of screenings for client eligibility determination. The position performs duties to assure the delivery of WIC benefits and nutrition education to eligible clients in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explain the purpose of the program and provide an overview of what to expect during the appointment. Explain the “WIC Rules” and “Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities”.
  • Verify identification and residency of all applicants/participants; verify income eligibility; ask about voter registration status.
  • Perform and record hematological and anthropometric measurements.
  • Provide and document nutrition and breastfeeding contacts according to policy.
  • Provide food instruments and explain the food list and procedure for use of E-WIC card.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to clients.
  • Schedule WIC appointments per set guidelines.
  • Attend regular training sessions and updates as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

Nutritionist – Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time CPA for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Bucks County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

PROGRAM ASSISTANT – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Program Assistant for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Wilkes-Barre.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Assistant is responsible for the collection of data and the performance of screenings for client eligibility determination. The position performs duties to assure the delivery of WIC benefits and nutrition education to eligible clients in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explain the purpose of the program and provide an overview of what to expect during the appointment. Explain the “WIC Rules” and “Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities”.
  • Verify identification and residency of all applicants/participants; verify income eligibility; ask about voter registration status.
  • Perform and record hematological and anthropometric measurements.
  • Provide and document nutrition and breastfeeding contacts according to policy.
  • Provide food instruments and explain the food list and procedure for use of E-WIC card.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to clients.
  • Schedule WIC appointments per set guidelines.
  • Attend regular training sessions and updates as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

PROGRAM ASSISTANT – Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Program Assistant for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Scranton.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Assistant is responsible for the collection of data and the performance of screenings for client eligibility determination. The position performs duties to assure the delivery of WIC benefits and nutrition education to eligible clients in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explain the purpose of the program and provide an overview of what to expect during the appointment. Explain the “WIC Rules” and “Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities”.
  • Verify identification and residency of all applicants/participants; verify income eligibility; ask about voter registration status.
  • Perform and record hematological and anthropometric measurements.
  • Provide and document nutrition and breastfeeding contacts according to policy.
  • Provide food instruments and explain the food list and procedure for use of E-WIC card.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to clients.
  • Schedule WIC appointments per set guidelines.
  • Attend regular training sessions and updates as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

NUTRITIONIST – Bucks County/Southern Region
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Nutritionist for the Southern Region who will provide on-site support to assigned locations within Montgomery, Berks and Bucks counties.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST – Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of NEPA’s women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking an Outpatient Therapist for our Family Planning site in Scranton.

JOB SUMMARY

The Outpatient Therapist position provides services that include diagnostic bio-psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, substance abuse screenings, trauma exposure screenings, domestic violence screenings, and monitors medication appointments.  The therapist uses a variety of modalities and techniques to address the needs of clients and families.  The philosophy of recovery/wellness will be utilized by this clinician.  The position also requires emotional resilience and stability since the work often involves dealing with high-risk patients.  The Therapist will serve as both an advocate and therapist to help patients gain access to resources while confronting their personal issues/struggles and barriers, such as mental illness, addiction, and other life stressors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Counsel’s clients to help with mindfulness, manage crisis situations, define treatment goals and plans for recovery. Responsible for connecting high risk maternity clients, including mothers in the HMOM’s program, to a full range of supported services and programs, including but not limited to, arrangement for comprehensive pre-natal care, labor and delivery follow up care, post-partum services including contraception and gynecological/family planning services, the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program, referrals to the Nurse Family Partnership and other support programs as required.
  • Carries a caseload to provide mental health treatment to individuals and families. Completes a biopsychosocial evaluation and treatment plan on individuals coming into treatment.  Provides individual, family, or group therapy as needed.  Links and refers to recommended treatment, as necessary.
  • Provide screenings to identify high risk clients and assist clients to navigate systems of treatment and care in accordance with policies and procedures of MFHS programs and peripheral services including, but not limited to, maternity pre-natal care, family planning services and counseling, pregnancy testing and antepartum and postpartum care.
  • Consults and works in collaboration with other MFHS counselors, Medical professionals, and NFP Nurses to educate and increase their capacity to identify mental health issues with their clients and children enrolled in the programs.
  • Works in collaboration with mental health professionals and clinical staff to ensure continuity of care and case management of high-risk clients as needed.
  • Strengthen community collaboration with area mental and physical health providers to increase referral sources to, link clients to a higher level of service as needed. Coordinate referrals ensuring appropriate information is shared while securing system privacy standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Masters’ Degree/Social Work, LSW, LCSW, or LPC
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Basic concepts and principles of managed care
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Valid driver’s license, current insurance policy and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to walk and/or climb stairs
  • Respond effectively and efficiently in high stress situations and deal with people under adverse circumstances.
  • Use independent judgement and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information and sensitive situations.

 

Retail Store Coordinator  – Reading, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Retail Store Coordinator for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in the Reading/Southern PA Region.

This position will require extensive travel to retail stores throughout the southern region approximately 60%-70% of the work week.  The remainder of hours during the week can be used for follow-up reporting and other tasks and may be done remotely working from home if preferred.

JOB SUMMARY

The Retail Store Coordinator is responsible for a variety of specialized functions in support of WIC retail stores.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Process onsite inspections, reviews, and certifications of WIC retail stores according to required timelines, including initial and reauthorization inspections, monitoring reviews, Level 3 certifications, and follow-up inspections.
  • Provide training to WIC retail stores, including new store training, and annual required training to all retail stores in group settings. Assure that WIC authorized stores are trained in the WIC Program regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance to retail stores regarding WIC rules and regulations, answer questions from retail stores, handle complaints concerning retail stores with a goal of resolving issues and working in collaboration with retail partners to promote a positive experience for WIC participants and grocers.
  • Maintain accurate and timely WIC retail records and documentation in coordination with WIC Retail Manager, and PA Bureau of WIC.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Drivers License and insured automobile
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for public speaking, large group presentations, etc.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

NUTRITIONIST – Reading, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Nutritionist for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Berks County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutritionist is responsible for the determination of WIC program eligibility, the prescription of the WIC food package and the delivery and documentation of nutrition education for applicants and participants, according to policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assess, determine, and document WIC medical/nutritional eligibility for applicants/participants based upon current standards and/or according to policy. Assure that income and residency eligibility has been verified.
  • Provide and document group and/or individualized nutrition education for participants appropriate to their needs.
  • Prescribe the types and quantity of foods for participants in accordance with the participant’s medical/nutritional needs and preferences.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to participants.
  • Assess and record hematological and anthropometric measurements for applicants/participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

 

CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER (CRNP) – Hazleton/Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of NEPA’s women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time CRNP at our Hazleton and Pottsville Family Planning sites.

JOB SUMMARY

Highly motivated and experienced Women’s Health CRNP to provide holistic care to high-risk clients.  This person, working in collaboration with the Medical Director/Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist, will be responsible for healthcare management and clinical services in accordance with physician standing orders and/or case-specific instructions for reproductive health care protocols to meet expected outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform a comprehensive medical evaluation including medical history and physical examination and a review of the assessment data when determining diagnoses; co-develop individualized outcomes and comprehensive care plan with client; implement care plan; evaluate client’s progress in attaining expected outcomes in accordance with individual program guidelines; and identify need for additional care, making appropriate referrals, when applicable.
  • Ensure appropriate laboratory studies have been performed and reviewed and respond promptly to all atypical lab results and reports in accordance with program guidelines.
  • Review screening tools with clients, documenting relevant high-risk client history in addition to any medication assisted treatments.  Refer and coordinate care appropriately with LCSW and other clinical and medical providers.
  • Promote, maintain, and improve health and well-being through innovative strategies/interventions, to include educational information and referrals.  Provide education related to healthy lifestyles and prevention of illness and injury, in areas to include but not limited to mental and behavioral health, substance abuse, maternity, family planning, nutrition, sexual counseling. Promote, maintain, and improve health and well-being through innovative strategies/interventions, to include educational information and referrals.
  • Utilize designated prescriptive authority, procedures, and treatments in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations to treat illnesses, improve functional health status, and provide comprehensive preventive care.
  • Conduct telehealth visits for patient triage, reporting of test results, and care coordination.
  • Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team to ensure a successful, reassuring and well executed plan of care for the client.
  • Enhance current knowledge and skill levels in the area of specialty practice through professional development (journal articles, conferences, etc.) and peer interaction.  Examine and evaluate theories in discussion with the QA team and Medical Executive Committee for the improvement of best practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • PA-licensed Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • Professional malpractice insurance.
  • Completion of appropriate post-secondary education (Masters required),
  • 5-7 years of OBGYN experience required.
  • Active CPR license.
  • Experience with billing and coding with insurances and documentation in electronic health records.
  • Basic concepts and principles of managed care
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Valid driver’s license, current insurance policy and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to walk and/or climb stairs
  • Respond effectively and efficiently in high stress situations and deal with people under adverse circumstances.
  • Use independent judgement and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information and sensitive situations.

THERAPIST – Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of NEPA’s women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a Therapist at our Hazleton, PA site.

JOB SUMMARY

The Therapist position is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, including disorders of mood and addiction, aimed at the prevention and management of such disorders; provides screenings for trauma and domestic violence; and consultation and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families.  The philosophy of recovery/wellness will be utilized by this clinician.  The position also requires emotional resilience and stability since the work often involves dealing with patient crises.  The Therapist will serve as both an advocate and therapist to help patients gain access to resources while confronting their personal issues/struggles and barriers, such as mental illness, addiction, and other life stressors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Counsels’ clients to help with mindfulness, manage crisis situations, define treatment goals and plans for recovery.
  • Responsible for connecting patients to supported services and programs, including but not limited to, arrangement for comprehensive pre-natal care, labor and delivery follow up care, post-partum services including contraception and gynecological/family planning services, the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program, referrals to the Nurse Family Partnership and other support programs as required.
  • Provide brief counseling for all patients who test positive on the Cage-Aid screening tool for D&A or the PHQ2 depression screening tool; referring to community partners as needed to ensure patients are linked to appropriate services.
  • Case management and/or brief therapy to identified clients who present with depression anxiety, or other at-risk mental health behaviors as appropriate.
  • Coordinate cross referral services between other agencies and among physical, behavioral, healthcare providers and other community resources such as Centers of Excellence (COE) for medication assisted treatment (MAT) programs by establishing memorandums of understanding (MOU’s).
  • Collaborate with the MFHS Reproductive Health Educator to increase knowledge to provide education tools to Family Planning patients and seek additional reproductive health outreach and education opportunities within the community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Masters’ Degree in Social work acceptable if matriculating into LSW/LCSW
  • LSW/LCSW preferred
  • Bilingual – Spanish/English
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Basic concepts and principles of managed care
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Valid driver’s license, current insurance policy and access to a vehicle
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to walk and/or climb stairs
  • Respond effectively and efficiently in high stress situations and deal with people under adverse circumstances.
  • Use independent judgement and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information and sensitive situations.

 

Program Assistant – Reading, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Program Assistant for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Reading, Pennsylvania.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Assistant is responsible for the collection of data and the performance of screenings for client eligibility determination. The position performs duties to assure the delivery of WIC benefits and nutrition education to eligible clients in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explain the purpose of the program and provide an overview of what to expect during the appointment. Explain the “WIC Rules” and “Participant’s Rights and Responsibilities”.
  • Verify identification and residency of all applicants/participants; verify income eligibility; ask about voter registration status.
  • Perform and record hematological and anthropometric measurements.
  • Provide and document nutrition and breastfeeding contacts according to policy.
  • Provide food instruments and explain the food list and procedure for use of E-WIC card.
  • Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to clients.
  • Schedule WIC appointments per set guidelines.
  • Attend regular training sessions and updates as directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting and walking

Clinic Nurse – Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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$3,000 sign on bonus/No weekends or holidays

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

A non-profit health care agency offering prenatal, family planning and related women’s health services, MFHS is currently recruiting for a part time Clinic Nurse for our Family Planning clinic in Hazleton. This part time position will be 30 hours/week.

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinic Nurse coordinates care and provides appropriate counseling and clinical services necessary in support of the Family Planning protocols and expected outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide appropriate counseling and education for MFHS clients.
  • Review and maintain client lab results, electronic health records, alerting CRNP’s/Physicians of abnormal results. Notify clients of abnormal results and appropriate prescribed management.  Assist with obtaining and performing laboratory testing onsite, including blood draws.
  • Provide therapeutic nursing care in accordance with policies and procedures of MFHS Family Planning including STD services, education/counseling, pregnancy testing and options counseling, case management of abnormal test results and follow-up plans. Administration of injections, medications, and contraceptive supplies according to CRNP/Physician orders.  This position will also provide care in other MFHS programs as needed.
  • Schedule follow up appointments at appropriate intervals based on client needs and CRNP/Physicians orders. Plan and implement strategies to identify and overcome barriers to accessing services.
  • Appropriately refer clients to other networking agencies as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • LPN/RN License
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • 3 years clinical experience

Medical Assistant, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Medical Assistant and/or LPN at our Circle of Care location in Lackawanna County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant/LPN will be expected to perform clinical duties as a part of the healthcare team which include, patient intake and evaluations, vital signs, obtaining blood draws, obtaining and recording patient histories, performs patient counseling and medication administration under the supervision of the Medical Provider.  The Medical Assistant/LPN also provides administrative support to the medical office as well as clinical responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Obtains patients’ vital signs, history and prepares the patient for examination
  • Obtains laboratory and blood samples and prepares specimens for processing and shipping
  • Performs office testing including pregnancy and STD testing
  • Preps exam rooms for clinical procedures and assists Providers with patient care
  • Prepares and administers immunizations and injections of medications under the direction/supervision of the Medical Provider
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies
  • Performs daily inventory and ensures stocking of supplies for exam rooms and lab
  • Review and complete electronic health record tasks daily
  • Answer incoming calls, screen calls and route to appropriate individuals or respond to inquiries as required
  • Schedule patients for return visits to maintain efficient clinic flow and assist in all front office duties as assigned
  • Verify necessary components of various programs, i.e., income, identification, residency, insurance eligibility and sliding fee scales.
  • May be assigned to other MFHS family planning centers as needed

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant program or an LPN program.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a Medical Office preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience with Phlebotomy
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching, and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting, and walking



Medical Office Assistant, Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Medical Office Assistant at our Circle of Care location in Lackawanna County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Office Assistant is responsible for the collection of patient data and the performance of screenings for patient eligibility determination across all MFHS programs. This position performs duties to assure optimum customer service and support of clinical services in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greet and announce clients and guests promptly in a courteous, inviting manner in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Ensure the correct encounter type, provider and location is correct. Confirm that patient demographic information is completed and updated at each visit.  Obtain consents/patient signatures as per protocol.
  • Collects accurate patient demographic data, insurance information and verification eligibility for each patient visit and consistently enters patient data into client files and databases as required and/or necessary. Obtains insurance cards and scans into the patient chart.  Processes necessary billing forms for all programs.
  • Complete billing for each program per agency policy. Ensure patient co-pays are received and payment plans are offered and completed at time of service indicated.
  • Schedule clients according to assigned scheduling templates across all programs. Utilize scheduling templates to ensure appointments are accurate according to pre-determined schedule and adjust only with direction from management.
  • Follow up on missed appointments and confirm patient appointment as per program protocol and document in the patients record to include actions taken.
  • Process referrals and or testing for clients as ordered by Clinical Care Providers at checkout in an efficient manner with documented follow-up in NextGen. Prepare and print order referrals for patients as directed and document follow-up in chart.
  • Manages medical records according MFHS protocols. Ensures all consents, HIPAA and Disclosure of Information Template are completed in NextGen and confidentiality alerts are added as appropriate; ensure PHI log and Release of Records is completed, documented, and scanned into patient record.
  • Prioritize processing all scanning per protocol including scanning documents into correct patient chart, name of document, correct date of document/test, correct category, and sent to the provider/nurse PAQ or task group as indicated.
  • Collect and distribute client satisfaction surveys or other promotional items as directed on an ongoing basis. Encourage feedback from clients and alert Coordinator/Director of issues on a consistent basis.  Ensure Marketing tab is completed.
  • Maintain neat and orderly work area to ensure all team members have clear direction to fulfill completion of tasks in your absence.
  • Field incoming calls and prioritize medical questions to clinical staff per protocol. Documents calls in patient charts and tasks the call to appropriate clinical staff for follow-up.
  • Assist clinical staff in end of day operations as assigned and assist in stocking of office supplies. Responsible for opening and closing of the office as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching, and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting, and walking

Medical Assistant (Part-Time) – Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well. We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a part time Medical Assistant at our Hazleton location.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant will be expected to perform clinical duties as a part of the healthcare team which include, patient intake and evaluations, vital signs, obtaining blood draws, obtaining, and recording patient histories, performs patient counseling and medication administration under the supervision of the Medical Provider. The Medical Assistant also provides administrative support to the medical office as well as clinical responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greets patients and escorts them to the examination area.
  • Obtains patients’ vital signs, history and prepares the patient for examination.
  • Obtains laboratory and blood samples and prepares specimens for processing and shipping.
  • Performs office testing including pregnancy and STD testing.
  • Preps exam rooms for clinical procedures and assists Providers with patient care.
  • Prepares and administers immunizations and injections of medications under the direction/supervision of the Medical Provider.
  • Refer clients in need of other services to the appropriate outside agencies and resources as required.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Review and document bi-daily refrigerator temperatures.
  • Performs daily inventory and ensures stocking of supplies for exam rooms and lab.
  • Review and complete electronic health record tasks daily.
  • Answer incoming calls, screen calls and route to appropriate individuals or respond to inquiries as required.
  • Obtain various patient consents for the delivery of services.
  • Schedule patients for return visits to maintain efficient clinic flow and assist in all front office duties as assigned.
  • Verify necessary components of various programs, i.e., income, identification, residency, insurance eligibility and sliding fee scales.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant program.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a Medical Office preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience with Phlebotomy
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching, and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting, and walking

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NOTE: Open positions will be posted for 30 days, unless otherwise stated. Maternal and Family Health Services reserves the right to fill the position prior to the expiration of the posting period.

Maternal and Family Health Services is an ADA and EEO employer.  Persons representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.